Dr Marthinus JD Jacobsohn - Neurosurgeon
Cape Town - Western Province

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Telephone No: +27 021 840 7002
Fax No: +27 021 8515 0777
Fax to Email: 086 716 5325
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Email Address: info@drjacobsohn.co.za
Website Address: www.brainandspinalsurgeon.co.za/
Physical Address: Block 3, Mediclinic Vergelegen, Main Road, Somerset West, 7130
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Postal Address: PO Box 820, Somerset West, 7129

Detailed information and specialities


Dr MJD Jacobsohn qualified in 2007 at the University of Cape Town. He then completed an AO spinal fellowship at the Spinal Unit of Groote Schuur Hospital. He started full time private practice at Mediclinic Vergelegen in 2009 when he joined the established practice of Dr LS Wessels as his associate. A comprehensive range of cranial and spinal neurosurgical pathology are managed by Dr Jacobsohn.

Dr Jacobsohn specialises in the following procedures and conditions:

  • Craniotomy
  • Cervical Fusion (Anterior and Posterior)
  • Cervical Disc Arthroplasty
  • Laminectomy for Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Fusion
  • Ventriculoperitneal (VP) Shunt for Hydrocephalus
  • Intrathecal Morphine or Baclophen Pumps
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Spinal Cord Tumour Removal (via Laminectomy)
  • Dorsal Cord Stimulator
  • Lumboperitoneal Shunt
  • Management of Spinal Trauma
  • Chiari Malformation
  • Trauma Craniotomies
  • Stereotactic Intra-Cranial Surgery for Biopsy of Tumours and Infections
  • Head Injuries
  • Cerebral Aneurysms
  • Arteriovenous Malformations (AVM)
  • Brain Tumours
  • Benign Intracranial Hypertension
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Impaired Consciousness
  • Brain Death
  • Special Investigations: CT Scan, MRI, Ultrasound, Myelogram
  • Headaches
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Hemifacial Spasm

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